24 April 1998 Novel laser system for ultrafast spectroscopy
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Abstract
The design and performance of a cavity-dumped Ti:sapphire oscillator and short pulse-pumped amplifier system is presented. Dumped pulses as short as 12 fs nJ in energy, with 70-80 percent dumping efficiency are made possible by a stretched dumper-arm configuration. The oscillator yields stable, reliable, and reproducible pulses. Pulse duration and phase structure are analyzed via wavelength-resolved nonresonant scattering. Single and multi-pass amplification schemes and performance results are described. The optical continuum generated using single-pass amplified pulses is characterized by frequency-resolved cross-correlations.
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Matthew Andrew Horn, Matthew Andrew Horn, David C. Arnett, David C. Arnett, Norbert F. Scherer, Norbert F. Scherer, } "Novel laser system for ultrafast spectroscopy", Proc. SPIE 3273, Laser Techniques for Condensed-Phase and Biological Systems, (24 April 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.306118; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.306118
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